[Gc] Re: My old suggested minor changes

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Sun Nov 9 13:23:44 PST 2008


Hello,

Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru> writes:

> The second thing is a suggestion of two env vas. To my opinion, the GC lacks two environment variables for better self tuning at run-time:
> - GC_FREE_SPACE_DIVISOR=<n>, where <n> is a positive value for GC_free_space_divisor to set at start-up;
> - GC_DISABLE_INCREMENTAL - to ignore explicit GC_enable_incremental() calls (useful when an application calls GC_enable_incremental() unconditionally (like test.c)).

While we're at it, `GC_TIME_LIMIT' could be useful, too.

Thanks,
Ludo'.




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